Jaimie Hamaid, a cherished teacher at Jersey City Public Schools, passed away unexpectedly on September 9, 2023, at the age of 34. Her untimely death has left the community in mourning, and her impact on education and the lives of those around her will always be remembered.

Jersey City Public Schools Teacher Jaimie Hamaid Passes Away
Jersey City Public Schools Teacher Jaimie Hamaid Passes Away

Early Life and Education

Born on January 16, 1989, in Jersey City, New Jersey, Jaimie Hamaid spent most of her life in the city before moving to Bloomfield in 2007. She graduated from Jersey City’s McNair Academic High School in 2007 and furthered her education at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education in 2012.

A Teacher’s Journey

Jaimie’s teaching career began at St. Michael School in Cranford, where she laid the foundation for her passion for education. In 2017, she joined the teaching staff at PS #30 in Jersey City before transitioning to PS #3, where she continued to inspire young minds with her dedication and passion for teaching.

A Heartwarming Soul

Jaimie Hamaid was not just an exceptional teacher; she was a wonderful daughter, sister, cousin, aunt, niece, and friend. Her love extended beyond the classroom to her family, especially her nieces and nephews, whom she supported wholeheartedly in all their endeavors, especially sports. She shared a special bond with her dogs and had a deep connection with the ocean.

A Beloved Educator

Within the school community, Jaimie was adored by both her students and colleagues. Her classroom was a place of magic and wonder, where learning was an adventure. She approached her work with unwavering dedication and always had a cup of coffee in hand. Her good-natured personality and willingness to help others made her a beacon of positivity.

A Caring Listener and Supporter

Jaimie possessed the unique ability to engage in conversations on any topic and was always there to lend an ear. Her role as an aunt was something she cherished deeply, and she actively participated in short outings and playful games with her nieces and nephews.

A Loving Family

Jaimie Hamaid was the devoted daughter of the late Donna (née Gullace) Hamaid and John Hamaid, Jr. She shared a special bond with her siblings, Jennifer Obiedzinski, Dana Fano, and John Hamaid, III, who held her in the highest regard.

Tribute from Frank R. Conwell PS3 PTA

The Frank R. Conwell PS3 PTA expressed profound sadness over the loss of Ms. Hamaid, remembering her as an extraordinary teacher and friend. They extend their heartfelt condolences to her family and friends and acknowledge the enduring impact she had on the lives of her students.

Details In Short

  1. Name: Jaimie Hamaid
  2. Age: 34 years old
  3. Residence: Bloomfield, New Jersey
  4. Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey
  5. Date of Birth: January 16, 1989
  6. Death Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023
  7. Death Announcement: Made by the Frank R. Conwell PS3 PTA on September 13, 2023
  8. Education: Graduated from McNair Academic High School in Jersey City in 2007, earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Rowan University in 2012.
  9. Teaching Career: Began teaching at St. Michael School in Cranford before joining PS #30 and later PS #3 in Jersey City.
  10. Family: Survived by her sisters Jennifer Obiedzinski and Dana Fano, and her brother John Hamaid, III.
  11. Hobbies: Enjoyed spending time with her nieces, nephews, relatives, her dogs, and the ocean. Known for taking her nieces and nephews on outings and playing games with them.
  12. Funeral Arrangements: Visitation at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley on September 14, 2023, funeral on September 15, 2023, at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, with interment at Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City.

Funeral Arrangements

Visitation to honor Jaimie Hamaid’s memory will be held at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue, on Thursday, September 14, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Friday, September 15, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Following the service, a funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 60 Byrd Avenue, Bloomfield, at 10:00 a.m. Jaimie will be laid to rest at Holy Name Cemetery, 823 West Side Avenue, Jersey City.

In her short but impactful life, Jaimie Hamaid touched the hearts of many and will be remembered as a teacher who made a difference in her community and a loving family member who brought joy to those around her. Her legacy lives on in the memories of those she inspired.

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